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Music on Two: Music International

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A monthly report from the world of music.
including:

Birth of an Orchestra
Two days before the inaugural concert under its conductor Leonard Hirsch, Music International examines the formation of The New BBC Orchestra.
Sixty-nine young musicians recruited at a time of crisis in the orchestral profession.
with Sir John Barbirolli, John Pritchard and William Glock.
*
Portrait of a Young Genius:
Samuel Wesley was born 200 years ago this month.
Bernard Keeffe conducts and introduces some of his unpublished early compositions including the Violin Concerto in C written when Wesley was thirteen.
with Kenneth Sillito (violin), The English Chamber Orchestra and The Ambrosian Singers.
*
The famous unknown English composer Sir Banbury Cross

Introduced by Bernard Keeffe.

Contributors

Subjects (Birth of an Orchestra): The New BBC Orchestra
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): Sir John Barbirolli
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): John Pritchard
Expert (Birth of an Orchestra): William Glock
Director (Birth of an Orchestra): Peter Rorke
Conductor/Item presenter (Portrait of a Young Genius)/Presenter: Bernard Keeffe
Violinist (Portrait of a Young Genius): Kenneth Sillito
Musicians (Portrait of a Young Genius): The English Chamber Orchestra
Singers (Portrait of a Young Genius): The Ambrosian Singers
Sir Banbury Cross: Peter Ustinov
Director: Anthony Wilkinson
Editor: Kenneth Corden

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Music on Two: Music International

BBC Two England, 14 February 1966 20.50






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